Lewis, Milton C.

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"As Good as Money Could Buy": Kansas City’s Black Public Hospital

"They did not try to build something ‘good enough for Negroes’ but something as good as money could buy." This is how Chester Arthur Franklin, the Republican founder of The Call newspaper and one of Kansas City’s most prominent black leaders, greeted the newly constructed eight-story building that housed General Hospital No. 2, serving the indigent African American population of Kansas City.

Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Members

A list containing the names and addresses of the members of the American Legion, Wayne Miner Post No. 149.

Sorority and Fraternity Artists' Recital

Program for an artists' recital sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. The event was held at the Edison Hall in the Power and Light Building on December 28, 1940. The program includes works by Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, et al..

Receipt from Q. J. Gilmore to William Kenner

Receipt acknowledging that Q. J. Gilmore, Chairman of the Young Mens Negro Democratic Club's Committee, transferred $20.00 to William Kenner, secretary to the American Legion, Wayne Miner Post No. 149. This money was generated from the sale of tickets for a celebration held at Winwood Beach.

Municipal Hospital No. 2 School of Nursing, Graduating Exercises

Program for the graduation of the Municipal Hospital No. 2 School of Nursing, Class of 1941, held at the Wendell Phillips Auditorium.

Mens' Day, Mothers' Day: The Beautiful Commemoration, Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church, May 12, 1940

Program for a Mens' and Mothers' Day commemorative event at the Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church on May 12, 1940 with Rev. T. J. Burwell, Pastor.

List of Kansas City Men's Clubs

A list of men's club organizations in Kansas City. The list contains the address and phone numbers of the president and secretary of each organization.

Kansas City Schools and Their Principals

A list containing the addresses and principals of Kansas City, Missouri schools. Included are Attucks, Booker Washington, Bruce, Douglass, Foster Opportunity, Garrison, Penn, Sumner, W. W. Yates, Wendell Phillips, Wheatley, and Dunbar.

Jardon Investment Company Loan Bill to Dr. Milton C. Lewis

A bill for a car loan of Dr. Milton C. Lewis for payment to Jardon Investment Company, 1813 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This bill of November 27, 1936 shows $49.61 owed on a Buick.

Ivanhoe Dinner Dance

Invitation from the Brothers of Ivanhoe for a dinner and dance at Lincoln Hall on Friday, May 17, 1940. Each ticket of $1.50 includes a meal of half-broiled chicken, a cocktail, and various sides.

Invitation to Elk's Rest World Bridge Olympic

An invitation to the World Bridge Olympic at Elk's Rest at the Lincoln Building, 18th & Vine on Monday, May 1, 1933. This championship bridge event includes bridge hands that are "delivered by special messenger service in sealed packages."

Greenlease Motor Car Company Car Invoice for Lillian Lewis

Invoice from the Greenlease Motor Car Company for a car sold to Lillian Lewis of 2208 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. Lewis bought a used Buick Sedan for $714.28 on July 26, 1935.